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Pronunciation: ko-or'di-na'shun

Definition: The harmonious working together, especially of several muscles or muscle groups in the execution of complicated movements.

[L. co-, together, + ordino, pp. -atus, to arrange, fr. ordo (ordin-), arrangement, order]

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